2020 has been one of the most challenging years filled with many obstacles. The entire global economy has hit its lowest point due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. In many countries, employees have lost their jobs leaving them struggling during this financial crisis. A lot of businesses have permanently closed down during the unpredictable lockdown. This global lockdown has taught us …
Freedom to move: stamp duty reforms gain momentum
Stamp duty: two of the most dreaded words in the world of property and finance. Fortunately, NSW and Victoria have unveiled some big changes to the inefficient tax this week, and there’s hope it’ll inspire other states to review their own stamp duty arrangements.
Are you a spender or a saver?
Are you paid weekly, fortnightly or monthly? New research indicates that how often you’re paid has a pretty big bearing on whether you’re a saver or a spender.
Responsible lending laws to be axed: what that means for you
You might have recently heard that ‘responsible lending laws’ are set to be scrapped early next year. Rest assured though that you’ll still be able to borrow responsibly. Let us explain how.
House prices tipped to surge 15%, RBA hints at cash rate cut
Strap yourself in: Australian house prices are tipped to experience a mild COVID-19 dip before surging 15% over the following two years, according to some of the nation’s top economists.
Is now a good time to buy property? Two-thirds of investors say ‘yes’
The majority of property investors are remaining upbeat despite COVID-19, with 67% believing now is a good time to invest in residential property, according to a new survey.
R U OK? We’re here for you, and here’s how you can support others
2020 hasn’t been an easy year for many Aussie households and businesses, which makes today an important one to check in on one another.
The top ten Australian suburbs to buy in post-COVID-19
We’re all looking forward to things eventually getting back to normal, or at least the “new normal”. And while it’s not clear exactly what the “new normal” will look like in the property world, there are some promising early signs.
Homeowners refinancing in record-high numbers: explore your options
Homeowners in record-high numbers are taking advantage of reduced interest rates and competitive refinancing offers. Are you ready to take the leap?
Final touches on $25,000 HomeBuilder scheme announced
The “crucial final touches” on the federal government’s $25,000 HomeBuilder scheme have been revealed. Will your build be eligible?